Books tagged: third world

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The Tunnel At The End Of The Light
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 151,300. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Our world is undergoing massive technology changes that hold the promise of a brighter future. New discoveries are leapfrogging over each other in ways that few understand, and fewer still know what the consequences will be. In the process many people are being left behind unable to find work in the new economy, unable to cope with the byproducts of science unleashed.
How The G.O.P. Wrecked America
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
15 years after World War Two, America reached a nadir of middle class growth. By 1969, Americans had walked on the moon, launched computers, had a civil rights and cultural revolution and nurtured unprecedented sharing of wealth. Something went wrong. America began squeezing its middle class. Here is a fast paced look at some GOP's contributors and the unfortunate policies they championed.
Holding to the Light
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
Award-winning poet Mary Hanford Bruce explores her awakening consciousness and shares her pain and insights she experienced both in the United States and in the Third World. The original print edition was published after her two years as a Fulbright Scholar in Cameroon, Africa. She is known for her ability to say much in a few words, whether it is showing sorrow, lonliness, pain or wonderment.
"And Gulliver Returns" Book 7 A Visit to Indus
Price: Free! Words: 36,290. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This is the third country that the commander visits. While the first two were very rich, Indus is very poor. However its president is working to educate the population. He has some unusual ideas about how the whole population can be educated quickly, including simplification of English to make it more readily understandable. An American, service, Mrs. Doors, is helping this developing country.
Pepe: Homeless Slum Kid Versus Evil Wired Up President
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,170. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011 by Robby's eBook Formtting. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
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Awarded the IndiePENdents Seal of Good Writing. In a world of flying magnetic trains & floating cafés he lives in a derelict construction site with his sister, cleaning windscreens at an intersection. He doesn't know who he really is. That fact could cost him his life–or it could be the key to the future of Cardovia, where futuristic technology blesses only the rich, but the poor are left scraping
The Way for Mankind (Book one)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,240. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
The book deals with the social and economic problems of the world. Neoliberalism is basically wrong and will never solve the problem of a fair living standard for everyone So-called development is not progress, but rather a sick growth if not done on moral bases. The book rests on a lot of research but not on personal speculations.
In the Name of Corruption
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
U.S bounty hunters taken captive in the Central American jungle...a true story.
At Home in Many Worlds
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,620. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
“At Home in Many Worlds” is a memoir by Sister Jane Fell, a Catholic Medical Mission Sister who devoted nearly 50 years to providing health services primarily to rural communities in emerging nations. Missions in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Ghana, Uganda, and the United States are recalled with several photos. Sister Jane’s missions include countries making headlines today.
Feeding the few
Price: Free! Words: 33,430. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012 by Transnational Institute. Categories: Essay » Political
"This study is an attempt to place issues concerning food and agricultural commodities in the context of changing world economic relationships... The study is intended to suggest a critical perspective and perhaps some new tools for analysis of the ongoing takeover of Third World food systems, designed in the image of the developed countries and for their benefit."
Coconut Calvary: An Inquirer I-Team Special Report
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / agribusiness
In this three-part special report, originally published in the Philippine Daily Inquirer, i-Team editor Fernando del Mundo delves into the long-simmering controversy over the Philippine coconut levy funds and finds that the coconut farmers intended to be the funds' beneficiaries have been left largely empty-handed.